For the Love of Gospel

/*! elementor – v3.4.4 – 13-09-2021 */ .elementor-heading-title{padding:0;margin:0;line-height:1}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title[class*=elementor-size-]>a{color:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-small{font-size:15px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-medium{font-size:19px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-large{font-size:29px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-xl{font-size:39px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-xxl{font-size:59px} For the Love of Gospel Trinity Burnett /*! elementor – v3.4.4 – 13-09-2021 */ .elementor-widget-image{text-align:center}.elementor-widget-image a{display:inline-block}.elementor-widget-image a img[src$=”.svg”]{width:48px}.elementor-widget-image img{vertical-align:middle;display:inline-block} Gospel music originated in the early 17th century in the Southern United States. It is a form of Christian music rooted in […]

The Jazz Effect

/*! elementor – v3.4.4 – 13-09-2021 */ .elementor-heading-title{padding:0;margin:0;line-height:1}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title[class*=elementor-size-]>a{color:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-small{font-size:15px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-medium{font-size:19px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-large{font-size:29px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-xl{font-size:39px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-xxl{font-size:59px} The Jazz Effect Trinity Burnett Jazz came about in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, originating in the African American communities of New Orleans. There is a tremendous variety in Jazz music, but most is very rhythmic. Often times, you […]

The Feels of R&B

/*! elementor – v3.4.4 – 13-09-2021 */ .elementor-heading-title{padding:0;margin:0;line-height:1}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title[class*=elementor-size-]>a{color:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-small{font-size:15px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-medium{font-size:19px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-large{font-size:29px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-xl{font-size:39px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-xxl{font-size:59px} The Feels of R&B Trinity Burnett /*! elementor – v3.4.4 – 13-09-2021 */ .elementor-widget-image{text-align:center}.elementor-widget-image a{display:inline-block}.elementor-widget-image a img[src$=”.svg”]{width:48px}.elementor-widget-image img{vertical-align:middle;display:inline-block} Rhythm and Blues (R&B) originated in African American communities in the mid 20th century. The music typically consisted of piano, one or two […]

Boyz II Men – Trinity Burnett

/*! elementor – v3.4.4 – 13-09-2021 */ .elementor-heading-title{padding:0;margin:0;line-height:1}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title[class*=elementor-size-]>a{color:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-small{font-size:15px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-medium{font-size:19px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-large{font-size:29px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-xl{font-size:39px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-xxl{font-size:59px} Boyz II Men Artist History Boyz II Men formed in 1988 at the Philadelphia High School for Creative and Performing Arts. Nathan Morris and Mare Nelson founded the group, originally known as Unique Attraction. Other members came and went due to […]

Blues and the Influence of Women by Trinity Burnett

Blues and the Influence of Women Trinity Burnett     The blues were developed in the South around the 1960’s as a way for African Americans to express a wide range of emotions through music with an emphasis on love and sadness (hence the name “blues”). This was a genre that our African American women […]

Jubilee Quartets

Jubilee Quartets     Jubilee quartets were popular African American gospel groups that originated in the mid-1800s. This became a way for black colleges to obtain support for financial struggles. This tradition stemmed from the Fisk University’s Fisk Jubilee singers organized by George L. White in 1871. Because of this, it initiated the use of […]

Negro Spirituals

Negro Spirituals Trinity Burnett        Starting as early as 1619, negro spirituals were used to convey Christian values while also incorporating hardships of slavery amongst African Americans. The spirituals expressed that one day, whether in this life or the afterlife, that they would be set free from the chains of slavery. Many of […]

A Look into Folk Music

A Look Into Folk Music Trinity Burnett Black musicians played an important role in the progression of American Folk Music. Originally coming from negro spirituals, these songs of the civil rights were commonly passed down through oral tradition. African American folk music comes from the musical traditions of slaves and their offspring in the South. […]